ALTA, Iowa (July 17) – Something has to give next Wednesday night at Buena Vista Raceway.
Defending champion Mike Van Genderen and Kyle Brown are tied atop point standings coming into the sixth Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified Hawkeye Dirt Tour event of the season. One of the two will have sole possession of the lead when the race is final.
The July 22 feature pays $1,000 to win, a minimum of $150 to start and is a qualifier for the 2016 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.
Pit gates at Alta open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m. Racing follows 6:45 p.m. hot laps.
Grandstand admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and veterans with ID, and free for kids 12 and under. Pit passes are $25.
Completing the midweek card are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts racing for all applicable points, and BVR bombers.
More information is available at the www.buenavistaraceway.com website, on Facebook or by calling 712 299-5147.
Different drivers have prevailed in each of the first five series events this season.
Previous Hawkeye Dirt Tour winners at Buena Vista Raceway were Chris Abelson of Sioux City in 2011, Jay Noteboom of Hinton in 2012 and Jeremy Mills of Garner in 2013.
IMCA Hawkeye Dirt Tour top 20 point standings – 1. Mike Van Genderen, Newton, and Kyle Brown, State Center, both 167; 3. Ronn Lauritzen, Jesup, 147; 4. Andrew Schroeder, Keswick, 136; 5. Nick Roberts, Des Moines, 130; 6. Ryan Maitland, Waterloo, 115; 7. David Brown, Kellogg, 108; 8. Jeff Waterman, Quincy, Ill., 97; 9. Todd Shute, Des Moines, and Mitchell Morris, Long Grove, both 91; 11. Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa, 89; 12. Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, N.C., 79; 13. Patrick Flannagan, Cedar Rapids, 76; 14. Richie Gustin, Gilman, 75; 15. Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz., and Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo., each 73; 18. Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, 59; 19. Jeremy Mills, Garner, 57; 20. Jimmy Gustin, Marshalltown, 55.